Archos new affordable Arnova 8 & 10 tablets

Sunday, February 27th, 2011 | In Electronic Gadgets | Tags: , ,

Archos, the second largest tablet maker in France, has recently unveiled its new brand of Arnova 8 and Arnova 10 Rockchip-based tablets with affordable price, which are below $200/ Euros 200.

Archos new Arnova 8 & 10 tablets
~ Archos new Arnova 8 & 10 tablets ~

Both tablets come with resistive ARM9 600MHz RK2818 and new versions with capacitive and RK2918 will be available at April 2011 with the same selling price. This will be the World’s cheapest ARM Cortex-A8 1GHz RK2918 Android tablets on the market.

Even both of them are not equipped with 3G, latest Google Android 3.0 but they have major and primary functionality for surfing the web, entertainment, reading e-books and multimedia presentation.

For the Arnova 10 tablet, it has 10.1-inch touch-screen and 1024 x 600 pixel resolution display with 16 million colors. It has 4GB or 8GB of internal storage capacity and expandable with MicroSD card. Current version is running on Google Android 2.1 (Eclair) on RK2818 and new version with Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) on RK2918 will be released at April 2011.

Arnova 10 supports for Wi-Fi 802.11b/g and it has built-in speaker, microphone, G-sensor, front-facing VGA camera. It has common interfaces such as USB 2.0 Slave MSC, USB 2.0 Host MSC and microSD slot. This tablet supports up to six hours of video watching and music listening.

For the Arnova 8 tablet, it has 8-inch touch-screen and 800 x 600 pixel resolution display with 16 million colors. It has nearly the similar specifications with Arnova 10, except Arnova 8 has two built-in speakers and longer battery life, which is about 22.5 hours of music listening.

Arnova 10 is now available for $199/ Euros 199 and Arnova 8 is also available for $148/ Euros 149.

Information via Arnova 8 & Arnova 10.


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